Tesla Extended Warranty for Model 3 & Model Y Now an Option!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 05:46:48 +0000

It seems like most Americans are routinely hounded by annoying, scammy, spam phone calls telling you that you need to buy an extended warranty for your car. (Though, I haven’t been getting those for a while. Thanks, Biden?) I’m not sure why or how those became such common spam calls, but if you are indeed […]

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Tesla Pro Tip: Trick Your Trunk Into Thinking It’s Closed

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 02:33:28 +0000

Although Tesla’s vehicles offer quite a bit of trunk (and frunk) space, there are often times when users need to cart items too large to shut the trunk door. This week’s Tesla pro tip from EVSpeedy.com can help users make their vehicles think that the trunk is closed, even if they need to keep it […]

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Top Highlights of World EV Sales in 2022

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 03:57:23 +0000

Just 5–10 years ago, I’d say 90% of EV enthusiasts were underestimating how much electric vehicle share of the overall auto market would grow in Europe and China. (The US is currently … quite far behind. But EV market share is growing here, too.) If you haven’t been obsessively following CleanTechnica‘s monthly EV sales reports […]

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The Tesla Model Y Shines In Singapore — After Becoming 4th Best Selling Vehicle In The World

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2023 14:26:59 +0000

Tesla Model Y best selling vehicle in SingaporeDaren Yoong gives regular updates on the EV scene in Singapore, Malaysia, and other markets in the region on his YouTube channel as well as other forms of social media. In his latest update, Daren highlights the Model Y’s continued dominance in the Singapore market. In the overall market, Tesla was the 8th top selling […]

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Utah Record Snowfall — More Adventures in Winter Driving with My Dual Motor Tesla Model 3 (+ FSD Beta Update)

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 14:19:59 +0000

The average winter snowfall at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude ski resorts in Utah is 500”. As of this writing, Brighton and Alta Ski Resorts are at 672” and 660” snowfall respectively for the season, and the others are not far behind. With 5 weeks of the ski season left to go, we are well […]

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Does The Tesla Model 3 Belong In The “Near Luxury Car” Category?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2023 16:53:17 +0000

The California New Car Dealers Association recently put out its quarterly — and in this case annual — report on car sales in The Land of Milk and Honey. Tesla’s rise up to #2 seemed to be the story of the year, on the back of the Tesla Model Y and Model 3 becoming the […]

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Tesla + BYD Nearly 40% Of BEV Sales Globally

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 15:33:42 +0000

As usual, José Pontes recently published his monthly report on world EV sales. There’s an enormous amount of interesting stats and takeaways in each of those reports, and you can only highlight and feature so many things. While it’s clear looking at the tables that Tesla and BYD lead the industry, a comment from a […]

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Charger Problem Solving in Oz

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 08:00:01 +0000

You still have to plan well and use charger problem solving skills when undertaking a long trip in Australia due to incomplete charging networks, as we have previously written about here and here. Arthur and Laurel Hunt recently made a return trip from Yeppoon in Central Queensland to southern Tasmania in their three-year old Tesla […]

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Germany’s BEVs Up, PHEVs Down — Tesla Model Y 3× Rivals

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 04:36:59 +0000

Germany, Europe’s single largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.5% share of sales in February 2023, a drop from 24.9% year on year. Full electric share grew, but plugin hybrid share almost halved. Overall auto volume was 206,210 units, up by some 3% YoY, but still some 18% down from pre-2020 seasonal norms. […]

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90,000 Miles On My Tesla Model 3 — Maintenance Costs Higher Than Expected

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 14:24:10 +0000

I am a huge EV and Tesla fanboy. I know that in principal EVs are much less complex than cars with internal combustion engines. An internal combustion engine (ICE) replacement cost is ~$7000. It is much more complex than an electric motor. In addition, ICE cars have very complex transmissions (replacement cost ~$5000). You also […]

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